FSSd0903 Russian for PhD Studies - C1

Faculty of Social Studies
Autumn 2021
Extent and Intensity
0/0/0. 4 credit(s). Type of Completion: zk (examination).
Mgr. Monika Ševečková, Ph.D. (seminar tutor)
Mgr. Dana Plíšková (assistant)
Mgr. et Mgr. Petra Trávníková, Ph.D. (assistant)
Guaranteed by
Mgr. Monika Ševečková, Ph.D.
Language Centre Faculty of Social Studies Division - Language Centre
Contact Person: Stanislava Tichá
Supplier department: Language Centre Faculty of Social Studies Division - Language Centre
The student should have a CEF (Common European Framework) C1 level of Russian language competence (in writing and speaking) to obtain recognition for this course code.
Course Enrolment Limitations
The course is offered to students of any study field.
Course objectives
The AIM of this course is to verify that the student has at least a CEF C1 level of Russian in ACADEMIC WRITING and SPEAKING.
Learning outcomes
The student would be able to:
* understand specific texts,
* identify and summarize the text,
* write an essay.
  • This is a COURSE CODE meant ONLY for RECOGNITION of LANGUAGE LEVEL. The student may choose one of the forms described in the ASSESSMENT METHODS AND CRITERIA (see the section below) to fulfill both the WRITING part and SPEAKING part).
  • There is NO class participation component.
    recommended literature
  • Матюхина Н.В. Методика подготовки эссе по заданной теме, Москва 2009
    not specified
  • http://www.asu.ru/files/documents/00000569.doc
  • Иванов П.И. Методика написания рефератов, Саратов 2000
  • http://www.hse.spb.ru/edu/recommendations/essay-2005.phtml
Teaching methods
There are self-study materials, a bibliography and instructions for the student to consult.
Assessment methods
The WRITTEN PART of the exam can take one of the following forms (for which the student will submit):

A) an EXTENDED ABSTRACT whereby the original text should be 500-800 words long (without citations) and respect the following structure: •1) theme related to specialization •2) current state (of the research) and statement of limitations •3) methodology •4) results •5) discussion •6) bibliography

B) the THESIS of the dissertation or a related PROJECT (depending on the phase of study) in the length of 1000-1500 words and following this structure: •1) theme, defining the limits of the issue and key concepts •2) theoretical background •3) summary of the current state of knowledge/research
•4) methodology •5) preliminary results •6) expected or final results •7) discussion •8) bibliography

C)an ACADEMIC PAPER written by the student for publication in an academic journal

D) proof of MASTER'S STUDIES in Russian

The ORAL PART of the exam can take one of the following forms:

A) INTERVIEW with the examiner on a given topic (c. 30 min.)

B) submitting a certificate/proof of having given a PRESENTATION in Russian at an international conference

C) submitting a C1 (CEFR) level CERTIFICATE (in general or specialized Russian)

D) submitting proof of MASTER'S STUDIES in Russian
Language of instruction
Further comments (probably available only in Czech)
The course is taught each semester.
The course is also listed under the following terms Autumn 2019, Spring 2020, Spring 2021.
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